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    Was the ROM notified?

    Was the ROM notified?
  2. Montréal's Metro is essentially "light rail" in...

    Montréal's Metro is essentially "light rail" in capacity. The Metro cars are the same width as Toronto's streetcars (2.54m), while Toronto's subway cars are wider (3.15m). The Alstom Citadis Spirit...
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    And resetting the gasoline tax to inflation, to...

    And resetting the gasoline tax to inflation, to help pay for the road maintenance (which continues to grow due to inflation). The gasoline tax has been at 14.3¢ per litre since 1992, and has never...
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    Or senior-seniors?

    Or senior-seniors?
  5. Don't you mean the 510B? For the Queens Quay &...

    Don't you mean the 510B? For the Queens Quay & Spadina Loop? Using the suggested relettering, should it be extended to the streetcars. See link.
  6. Start by requiring a deposit on all bottles and...

    Start by requiring a deposit on all bottles and containers. As a kid, I remember the 5¢ deposit on pop bottles and milk bottles.

    From Wikipedia, at this link:
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    They're avoiding the acronym LRT because some...

    They're avoiding the acronym LRT because some members of the public confuse LRT with streetcars. Both Liberals and NDP try to use the phrase "rapid transit" instead of LRT.
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    1861 the first streetcar service started on Yonge...

    1861 the first streetcar service started on Yonge Street, between the Town of Yorkville (Bloor) and St. Lawrence Market on King Street. So you were close, sort of.
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    Would Doug Holyday (PC: Etobicoke—Lakeshore) lose...

    Would Doug Holyday (PC: Etobicoke—Lakeshore) lose his seat?
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    Guess that the bureaucrat found the paperwork...

    Guess that the bureaucrat found the paperwork problem while trying to avoid eye-contact.
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    Objects in mirror are closer than they appear...

    Objects in mirror are closer than they appear
    http://heathermorse.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/t-rexin.jpg
  12. So does Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger (of the...

    So does Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger (of the Rolling Stones). I wouldn't go to Mike for economic suggestions, though they might be better than Tim's.
  13. Except that each of them are their own fiefdom....

    Except that each of them are their own fiefdom. They need a "czar" to get them to compromise with each other and get things done.
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    The 905ers and other Ontarians do get a tax break...

    The 905ers and other Ontarians do get a tax break by contributing to Toronto candidates.
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    A video has been turned up. Ford himself is not...

    A video has been turned up. Ford himself is not in it, but he is mentioned.


    http://youtu.be/b0-7yGDXpKU
  16. Next, they'll be moving the Queen Subway Station...

    Next, they'll be moving the Queen Subway Station east to Victoria because the current location of the subway station is too far.
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    In John Tory's plan, he has the "SmartTrack" go...

    In John Tory's plan, he has the "SmartTrack" go along Eglinton Avenue West in Etobicoke to get to the airport. However, today, they are building the foundations of a couple new townhouse developments...
  18. Please, no tank cars on the same train.

    Please, no tank cars on the same train.
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    Nice blue napkin. Wouldn't Union Station and...

    Nice blue napkin.

    Wouldn't Union Station and its vicinity just get even more crowded with this "expansion" of its use?
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    Union Station will just become more crowded under...

    Union Station will just become more crowded under Tory's napkin plan. Any DRL should be located away from Union (north preferably, but south has the space available).

    Anyone notice the...
  21. Thread: Street Signs

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    Most have a street number on them. There are a...

    Most have a street number on them. There are a few without, but not many.
  22. Why stop with only infants? ...

    Why stop with only infants?

    http://kidsumers.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/piggyback-rider-800x400.jpg

    Lets piggyback.
    http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/renoho/refash/images/ayh-63h-4.gif
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  23. Vote Parti Davenport for separation!!! :cool:

    Vote Parti Davenport for separation!!!

    :cool:
  24. Not during the first month or so. Expect to see...

    Not during the first month or so. Expect to see people waiting at the doors (usually the front door) for them to open, but don't press the button to open them. They have to learn to operate the doors...
  25. Originally, the CLRV prototypes had no windows...

    Originally, the CLRV prototypes had no windows that could open. The sliding windows were put in because of the lack of air-conditioning.
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